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Nutrition Education Has Proved to Be Futile

... the amount of fruits and vegetables eaten by kids participating in the program and those who weren't. Teachers who spent more hours on nutrition education had no greater impact than those who didn't. And parent behavior didn't change either. Kids don't change because they've been eating it for so long they're j...

Dietary Counseling Leads to Weight Loss

...yzed 46 trials that included 6,386 people who were participating in dietary counseling-based weight loss programs and 5,467 people not involved in formal weight loss programs. Programs with more frequent meetings and greater calorie restrictions tended to produce greater weight losses over time. Approximately ha...

Anti-doping Rules Must Avoid Unsatisfactory Decisions: WADA

...idered for inclusion in the Pakistani Cricket Team participating in the ICC Champions Trophy. The PCBs Anti Doping Officer had carried out doping tests of 19 players in September last year, in which Akhtar and Asif were found positive of taking Norandrosterone, a metabolite of nandralone....

New Drugs Show Promise in Fighting Drug-Resistant HIV

...r Permanente enrolled the most patients of all the participating centers in the United States and was the third largest enroller in the world. Nationally, Kaiser Permanente is the second largest provider of HIV care, caring for more than 17,000 HIV infected patients. More than one million Americans are currently l...

Indian Fashion Beckons International Models

...e, Rohit Bal, Manish Arora, J.J. Valaya and others participating in London, Paris, Milan and the Middle East. The growing exposure has led to a degree of international recognition that has attracted models from other countries. Six international models from Britain, Czech Republic, Brazil and Sri Lanka took pa...

Signalife Recorder Transmits Heart Rate Data From Champ Car Driver in Real-Time

...cquiring full clinical-bandwidth data from drivers participating in the Champ Car racing. "The data that we have been able to collect during development of this monitor is of high quality, especially considering harsh environment in which it is recorded," stated Dr. Cummings. "The monitor performed well at our fir...

A Balanced Diet can Keep Asthma, Wheezing at Bay in Teens

...n use, smoking habits, and recent exercise, before participating in lung function testing. Dr. Burns explained that the researchers focused on teens because it is the ideal age at which to test lung capacity and eating habits. "During late adolescence, physical stature has, on average, been attained and lung...

Apple a Day Keeps Asthma Away

...n use, smoking habits, and recent exercise, before participating in lung function testing. Dr. Burns explained that the researchers focused on teens because it is the ideal age at which to test lung capacity and eating habits. During late adolescence, physical stature has, on average, been attained and lung gro...

New Data Reinforces Correlation Between Carbohydrate Quality and Loss of Vision

... colleagues analyzed data from 4,099 men and women participating in the nationwide Age-Related Eye Disease Study (AREDS). Detailed dietary histories were obtained at the start of the study when participants were 55 to 80 years of age and had varying degrees of AMD. The AREDS was designed to assess the effect of hi...

Soccer Players Face Groin Injuries

...m-up, dynamic stretching, and strengthening. The participating athletes had a groin injury incidence of 0.44 injuries per 1,000 hours, while a control group had a groin injury rate of 0.61 injuries per 1,000 hours. Our 28% injury reduction rate is highly significant, says principal investigator Michael B. Gerh...

Too Much White Rice, Pasta and Bread may Increase Chances of AMD

... colleagues analyzed data from 4,099 men and women participating in the nationwide Age-Related Eye Disease Study (AREDS). Detailed dietary histories were obtained at the start of the study when participants were 55 to 80 years of age and had varying degrees of AMD. The AREDS was designed to assess the effect of hi...

Hundreds of Cyclists to Ride for Alzheimer's Cause

Hundreds of cyclists will be participating in the Memory Ride for Alzheimer's Research on Sat...e than 5 million Americans. Nearly every cyclist participating in the 11th annual Memory Ride has a personal story to tell -- about a grandparent, a parent or clos...

Shoulder Protection by Throwing Motion in Baseball Players

...and soft tissue of the shoulders of young athletes participating in youth baseball and help protect them against injury. Young baseball players who throw a lot maintain external shoulder rotation as they mature, says principal investigator Scott D. Mair, M.D., associate professor of orthopedic surgery at the Uni...

Reason Behind Sleepy Feeling During Sickness Found

...to mice and monitored the gene expression of genes participating in the biological clock. The study found that during the day, the genes were expressed in their normal rhythm but the overall level of expression of some genes in mice on which the drug was administered was reduced. "The oscillations were still i...

Hip and Knee Replacements Becoming More Patient-friendly

... life. Simple pleasures like walking, standing and participating in favorite hobbies become difficult if not impossible. When pain and discomfort cannot be alleviated by diet, exercise or medications, it may be time to consider joint replacement, says Dr. Lloyd Nazareth, Head, Wockhardt Hospitals, Bangalore. In...

US Companies Cut Junk Food Ads on Kids' Shows

... "For example, these commitments effectively limit participating companies' advertising of snack foods and other food products to those that meet new or existing better-for-you nutrition criteria, and limit the advertising of cereals to those with 12 or fewer grams of sugar per serving," Kolish said. "We want to...

US Patient Implanted With HeartMate II, Leaves ICU

...II because the hospital is one of the institutions participating in the clinical trial. A small pump implanted in the body, it is attached to a half-inch cable connected to a battery pack that recharges it. It's mobile. Moazami said one of his patients in the clinical trial delivers pizzas. The device will sta...

Intraoperative Radiation Therapy a New Step in Breast Cancer Treatment

...ure is still experimental, and the Toronto team is participating in an international trial involving more than 800 women....

Hair Restoration Procedures Performed Worldwide Increased 34 Percent in 2006

...is a compilation of information provided solely by participating physicians. The information published in this survey was developed from actual historical information and does not include any projected information. The margin of error for the sample is plus or minus 6.5% at the 95%confidence level....

'Lights Out' as London Does Its Bit for Climate Change

...f state for the environment, in parliament. Also participating are the Canary Wharf financial district and the 175-metre (574-feet) tall BT Tower. The government on Wednesday launched an online trial calculator that enables people to figure out their "carbon footprint," or how much the consumption of energy rele...

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